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Fishing Bothy (Early 20th Century), Icehouse (19th Century) (1877)

Site Name Delnies

Classification Fishing Bothy (Early 20th Century), Icehouse (19th Century) (1877)

Canmore ID 15158

Site Number NH85NW 6

NGR NH 84821 56589

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Nairn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH85NW 6 8482 5658.

(NH 8482 5658) Icehouse (NAT)

OS 6" map, Nairnshire, 2nd ed., (1906)

A round earthwork at Delnies, now the site of the icehouse of a salmon-fishery, is traditionally regarded as a Roman camp.

G Bain 1893.

The former ice-house, now a store, is situated on a natural whin-covered hillock which contains no man-made features.

No further information obtained.

Visited by OS (NKB) 22 November 1965.


Field Visit (May 1978)

Delnies 2 NH 848 565 NH 85 NW 6

The 'earthwork' at Delnies which was formerly interpreted as a Roman camp appears to be a natural hillock covered by whin and mutilated by the construction of an ice-house and a golf-course green.

RCAHMS 1978, visited May 1978

Bain 1893, 32


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